Towards a Smarter Future

By NAPIT Marketing
30th August 2017

Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses the ongoing smart meter rollout and the impact it will have on households, businesses and tradespeople across the UK. The smart revolution is well and truly underway, with smart meters at the core of the transition to smart homes and businesses….

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NAPIT Responds to the General Election Result

By NAPIT Marketing
30th June 2017

As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members are heavily affected by the future direction of the UK, the snap General Election result will have a major impact on the industries that we represent and there are still many questions that need to be answered. Once again, the…

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Can the Government Meet its House Building Target?

By admin
28th October 2016

Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the Government’s target of building one million homes by 2020 and the progress that has been made so far. Following on from the general election last year, the Government set an ambitious pledge to build one million homes in England by 2020….

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Simplify to Clarify – Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector

By admin
18th August 2016

Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector is poor. In 2014, 16% of private rented sector tenants in England experienced problems with electrical hazards, which equates to nearly 1.5 million people living with unsafe electrics. Coupled with the fact that 5,622 accidental domestic fires were caused by electrical distribution systems…

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Electrically Speaking

By admin
31st May 2016

NAPIT Managing Director of Standards David Cowburn discusses how a new NAPIT Electrical Inspector Scheme will drive up safety within the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. Excellence in electrical inspection and testing is one of the key components that set NAPIT registered electricians apart, and it is vital for electrical safety,…

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A New Deal for Energy Efficiency

By admin
24th March 2016

Chairman Frank Bertie outlines the NAPIT Trade Association’s stance on the energy efficiency market following a comprehensive submission to the Every Home Matters review The Government’s track record on increasing the energy efficiency of buildings has been at best variable and at worst irresponsible. By scrapping zero carbon homes and…

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